Yeah, um, no. It started out pretty well:
Thatâ€™s it, trimmed out, pleated, and pinned into place. Not bad, for guessing! I attached a waistband (twice; I realized after the first attempt that I had unintentionally denied the laws of physics), but gave up before ever sewing on the pearl buttons. It just wasnâ€™t draping properly, and it wasnâ€™t going to. Alison took the carcass to make into a purse.